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EFLU Workshop Grand Finale; This Month’s Poet; Sangam Reader; Meeting Vatsa, Scholars’ Poetry Paper and more …

The month-long EFLU Creative Writing workshop ended on Oct 31. Quite a success I must say. Students seemed happy throughout the course and excited to read at the final event. … Continue reading

November 7, 2013 · 3 Comments

Teaching at EFLU workshop; “Are you alive? I touch you.”; Books in Waiting

Started teaching a Creative Writing Workshop at English and Foreign Languages University (EFLU) here for this month. It’s been planned for a while and had got delayed a bit. But … Continue reading

October 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

“With That Moon Language”; Fiction in LIJLA; Sangam Poetry; FB Poetry Blog; A Few Honorable Mentions

What’s up? Well, I’ve been down with cough and cold. And young member’s unwarranted fever. Paperwork that never ends. Travel plans for November-December. Also proofing and editing my short fiction … Continue reading

September 20, 2013 · 1 Comment

Pondicherry U Paper; Prose in TFQM; Notes to Her Lover…

The collection from the “International Conference on Children’s Literature: Truth and Fiction”, Pondicherry University, edited by Dr. Nalini Thampi, is here. I had discussed a new YA poetry book in … Continue reading

August 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

My Mom; Blue Me; “A poet’s job is not to write about love”

I’m not absconding, not MIA. It’s been mixed times. My mom had a gall bladder surgery, a 5-hr long ordeal. For her age and body, this was huge. She is … Continue reading

August 20, 2013 · 1 Comment from Assam on PS; Book Pics from Pals; My Poem in Audio File; Sunday Poem for Parents

Read my latest article on Prairie Schooner: “ Promotes Language, Literature, and the Heritage of Assam“. Himjyoti Talukdar has been doing a great job. I’d personally like to see … Continue reading

August 4, 2013 · 1 Comment

“Blue Vessel” Review on Hindi Writer’s Site; Prakriti Anthology Proofs; Monsoon Goa Memories!

Arun Dev, the noted Hindi poet and writer, who runs the Hindi literary site Samalochan, placed a review of BLUE VESSEL on In Text, an English parallel to Samalochan. Tulika … Continue reading

July 19, 2013 · 1 Comment